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Curriculum Vitae

Name:

SALMA CHOWDHURY

 

Gender:

Female

 

Institution:

DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION SCIENCE AND LIBRARY MANAGEMENT, DHAKA UNIVERSITY, DHAKA –1000.

BANGLADESH.

 

Present position:

PROFESSOR

DEPARTMENT OF INFORMATION SCIENCE AND LIBRARY MANAGEMENT, DHAKA UNIVERSITY, DHAKA –1000.

BANGLADESH.

Ex. Honorary Director, Institute of Library & Information Science Shahbagh, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Ex. Member of the Editorial Advisory Board, KELPRO BULLETIN (a bi- annual journal of KERALA LIBRARY PROFESSIONALS’ Organization) Post Box. N.. 5543, Thiruvananthapuram-695-034 (From 2010 onwards).

 

E-mail address:

salmachy@yahoo.com / 2400106@gmail.com

 

Educational Qualification

Ph.D. awarded 17March2007.

From DEPT. OF LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE, PRIVATE BAG X17, UNIVERSITY OF THE WESTERN CAPE. BELLVILLE-7535, CAPE TOWN, SOUTH AFRICA.

M.A. in Library and Information Science, University of Dhaka. Bangladesh.

B.A. (Hons.) in Library and Information Science, University of Dhaka. Bangladesh.

Awards for attending Conferences:

DANIDA TRAVEL GRANT award winner for 67th IFLA Conference, Boston, USA. Due to some problem failed to attend that.

68th IFLA Council & General Conference

held in Glasgow,

Scotland, 1-24 August 2002 (sponsored by DANIDA).

69th IFLA General Conference & Council

held in Berlin,

Germany on 1-9 August 2003(British Council, IFLA Secretariat

and BII are funded).

Cape Town, Republic of South Africa. Was part of the team which helped to create and organize the conference ( September 2004).

3rd Asia Pacific Conference on A-LIEP, University of Tsukuba, Japan. (6-8March 2009).

Open Access Institutional Repositories for Scholarly Communication : A Developing Country Perspective, Proceedings A-LIEP 2011: Asia-Pacific Conference on Library & Information Education & Practice 2011, June, Malaysia (Accepted).

29th IBBY World Congress,

Experience-

Teaching: 22 years period of active service in the Department of Information Science and Library Management, Dhaka University, Bangladesh.

Teaching areas

Documentation

Information Resources Development and Comparative Library Management

Teachers Orientation Programme:

Taken part in the Orientation Programme organized by University of Dhaka for a period of two weeks (18th September-30th September, 1999).

External Activities:

(Participated on Different Activities / Programmes of University of the Western Cape, S.A.):

Mentoring: Participated as a Mentor in the Brawam Siswam Project of UWC, S.A. for two years 2005 and 2006.

Research Assistant: Worked in the Department of Library and Information Science, UWC, S.A. (2005).

Computer Lab Assistant: Award received for services (2006) rendered in the Eduardo Dos Santos Residence Computer Lab, UWC, S.A.

 

Community Outreach:

*Volunteered at the Heart Foundation South Africa “Car Free 2005’.

*Volunteered at the Heart Foundation and Stroke Foundation South Africa “Soccer Development Day” (26.11.2006).

*Volunteered at the Heart Foundation South Africa “Fund Raising” (30.8.2006).

*Award received for participation in the Eduardo Dos Santos Residence Community Programs (25.9.2006)

Completed the Training Courses on-

"TRAINING OF TRAINERS COURSE TO TEST THE TRAINING PACKAGE ON LIBRARY

AUTOMATION/ICT FOR DEVELOPING COUNTRIES" organized by the Ministry of state for Research and Technology, Republic of Indonesia and UNESCO/ASTINFO (Jakarta,15-19 January,2001)[Funded by UNESCO].

  "THE APPLICATION ON INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY TO LIBRARY & INFORMATION

SERVICES" jointly organized by UNESCO and BANSDOC from 26-28 APRIL 1997.

Award received for Participating seminar and workshop on-

COMLA/CILIP London, UK. August 15-16,2002.(Funded by DANIDA)

The American Center, Embassy of the United States of America invites at a “Online Research Seminar” on 24 April 2011.

Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand – School of Information Management in association with the IFLA Advancement of Librarianship Programme Workshop in IT in Information Services(17 November-12 Decemeber 2003). (Funded by IFLA/ALP).

Currently published a book from Lap Publishing co.:

"The Management of Academic Libraries: a comparative study", with the project number 501, and ISBN 978-3-8383-0481-6, has been published 2010.